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PENSION FUNDS ACCOUNTANT

Location: WOKINGHAM, BERKSHIRE Salary: 35000 - 40000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Finance Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: 3063852
Are you looking for you next permanent role?
Do you have proven accounting background gained within an accounting practice or a third party pensions provider?

My client, an established pension’s consultancy based in Wokingham is currently looking for a Pension Funds Accountant. The successful candidate will be responsible for a portfolio of clients’ pension scheme accounts.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualities:

• A proven accounting background gained within either an accounting practice or a third party pensions provider
• A broad knowledge of accounting techniques including reconciliation, year-end processes etc.
• Previous Pensions Fund Accounting (PFA) experience would be desirable although not essential.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook
• Experience of Profund Aviary would be of advantage
• A client focused approach
• Continuing to augment technical pensions accounting knowledge as well as keeping abreast of legislative changes

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

• Preparing pension scheme Trustee Report & Accounts
• Reconciling investment transactions
• Liaising with auditors and investment managers
• Preparing self-assessment tax returns
• Providing assistance with cash books and pensioner payrolls
• Ensuring the accurate updating of time recording system (Virtual Office) for both chargeable and no chargeable activities, meeting required utilisation targets
• Ensuring company policies and working procedures are implemented and adhered to by self
• Forging strong working relationships with other teams in order to provide a total service to our clients

The role will be paying between £38,000 - £40,000 including extensive benefits and will be based in Wokingham with occasional travel required.



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